49 DEGREES NORTH SKI RESORT FACTS

49 Degrees North Ski Resort is in the northeast section of Washington State. There are more than 2,325 skiable acres on Chewelah Peak, with 54 runs serviced by five lifts. The addition of 12 cut runs and the gladed areas of East Basin have doubled the ski terrain. The base is at an elevation of 3,923 feet (1,196 m) above sea level with the summit at 5,774 feet (1,760 m) on Chewelah Mountain, yielding a vertical drop of 1,851 feet (564 m). Its slopes are primarily north-facing and are served by six chairlifts, one quad and five doubles. The Chair 2 terrain park is one of the longest in the Northwest.

  • Location Colville National Forest
  • Stevens County, Washington
  • Nearest city Chewelah: 10 mi (16 km)
  • Spokane: 52 mi (84 km)
  • Coordinates 48.301°N 117.563°WCoordinates: 48.301°N 117.563°W
  • Vertical 1,851 ft (564 m)
  • Top elevation 5,774 ft (1,760 m)
  • Base elevation 3,923 ft (1,196 m)
  • Skiable area 2,325 acres (9.4 km2)
  • Runs 82
  • Ski trail rating symbol-green circle.svg – 30% easiest
  • Ski trail rating symbol-blue square.svg – 40% more difficult
  • Ski trail rating symbol-black diamond.svg – 25% most difficult
  • Ski trail rating symbol-double black diamond.svg – 5% experts only
  • Longest run 2.75 miles (4.4 km)
  • Lift system 6 chairs: 1 quad, 5 double
  • Lift capacity 6,600 per hr
  • Terrain parks 2
  • Snowfall 301 inches (760 cm)
  • Snowmaking yes
  • Night skiing limited

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